18th President. Partly-printed document signed “U.S. Grant” AS PRESIDENT, one page, 15.5×19, December 29, 1873. President Grant appoints Joseph F. Huston as “Second Lieutenant in the Twentieth Regiment of Infantry…in the service of the United States.” Signed at the conclusion by U. S. Grant, and countersigned by Secretary of War William W. Belknap.
Expected folds to vellum, Seal missing at top left, strong Grant signature.